Category: Global Governance

Pope Francis says violence must be condemned by “genuinely religious persons”

Claire Giangravè CRUX ROME – On Friday Pope Francis condemned once more the use of violence in the name of religion and called on political and religious leaders to warn those who have such a misguided interpretation of faith. “Violence promoted and carried out in the name of religion can […]

Pope Francis says he fears ‘accidental’ nuclear war

Catherine Marciano AFP Pope Francis admitted on Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear apocalypse, as he began a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru to bolster a local Catholic Church riven by sex abuse scandals. “I think we are at the very edge,” the pope […]

Pope warns that the world is one step away from nuclear war and ‘one accident is enough’ to spark a catastrophe

The Daily Mail Pope Francis has warned that the world is one step away from nuclear war and ‘one accident is enough’ to spark a catastrophe. The 81-year-old, who made the comments as he flew off for a visit to Chile and Peru, also warned that the world now stood […]

Can The Pope’s Vatican Redesign Our Economy? An Interview With Cardinal Turkson

Brendan Doherty Forbes Pope Francis has an ambitious goal: to redesign our global economy to serve even our most vulnerable. His vision of a new ‘social economy‘ is one that discards and hides no one. Can he do it? This month I flew to the Vatican to find out.

At Vatican summit, Nobel winners say religions are key to nuclear disarmament

Inés San Martín CRUX At a major Vatican summit, several Nobel Peace Prize winners who were participants, said they see a major role for faith-based groups in pursuing the cause of a nuclear weapon-free world, including drawing on their capacities to mobilize people and public opinion and also laying out […]

Pope Francis meets ‘The Elders’ to discuss global concerns

Vatican Radio Pope Francis had a private meeting at Santa Marta on Monday afternoon with members of The Elders, an independent group of global leaders working for peace and human rights around the world. The Elders was established 10 years ago by former South African President Nelson Mandela and is currently marking the group’s 10th anniversary with […]

Preaching ‘Climate Change’ in Vatican, Jerry Brown Says ‘Trump Factor Is Very Small’

Thomas D. Williams, PhD. Breitbart (Archive) California Governor Jerry Brown downplayed President Trump’s influence on the climate change debate in the U.S. at a Vatican symposium Saturday, saying that his impact is “very small.” Governor Brown delivered the keynote address at a climate change symposium organized by the Pontifical Academy […]

Civil, ecclesial leaders of Europe find common ground in their concerns

Hannah Brockhaus Catholic News Agency Vatican City, Oct 27, 2017 / 11:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The concern felt by both the Catholic Church and local civil leaders for the future of Europe provides an opportunity for collaboration in creating a better future, a high-level European politician said Friday. “So if […]